Infusing natural elements for distinctive design (BPT) – Natural materials add notes of strength and serenity to a space, while simultaneously revitalizing the overall aesthetic. These elements not only represent the distinct beauty found in nature, but also can serve as unique statement pieces that bring handcrafted modernity into aRead More →

5 smart ideas to refresh your deck (BPT) – As seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room — an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for aRead More →

5 latest trends in bathroom design (BPT) – Today’s homeowners are increasingly expecting their bathrooms to mirror some of the spa-like features that were previously seen only in hotels, resorts and luxury vacation rentals. Home television shows and websites like Better Homes and Gardens (bhg.com), ElleDecor.com and Houzz.com have showcasedRead More →

Unique ways to add style and personality to your kitchen (BPT) – From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtfulRead More →

Combine graceful forms and slender proportions for mid-century style (BPT) – Mid-century style celebrates the aesthetic influences of the 20th century, bringing clean lines, slender forms and high function to the interior space. From modernist architectural structures to furnishings that embrace rounded geometries and smooth contours, design elements from thisRead More →

Room redesign? Start with the floor 5 trusty tips for a room redesign (Hint: Start with the floors) (BPT) – To change the look of any room, start with the floor. A beautifully finished hardwood floor adds warmth and charm — and the range of options available for hardwood floorsRead More →

Upgrade your space without breaking the bank (BPT) – Whether you rent or own, a happy home means finding distinctive ways to continuously improve your space. A full renovation or re-design can be pricey, but making your home feel fresh and current doesn’t have to be. We’ve thought through cost-effectiveRead More →

Retaining walls to the rescue (BPT) – Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are one of the most versatile landscaping tools in the homeowner’s and professional landscaper’s toolbox. Retaining wall units have evolved from just being used to retain soil, transition slopes and prevent erosion. Today’s SRWs can do all thatRead More →